Supporting Families First - Outreach Support Worker

Location
Worcestershire
Salary
Salary £24,982 – 27,041
Posted
30 Dec 2020
Closes
04 Feb 2021
Job Ref
#22578
Contact
Worcestershire Children First Social Work Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

Supporting Families First Outreach Worker.

Full time post with a flexible working pattern of 37 hours per week.

If you want to join a dynamic, supportive children’s service who provide excellent developmental opportunities for staff then Worcestershire Children First is the employer of choice.

Worcestershire Children First is responsible for delivering services to children and young people across Worcestershire on behalf of Worcestershire County Council.

Our Supporting Families First team are looking for candidates who will keep a relentless focus on positive outcomes for our children and young people. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team with the key priority of strengthening families to ensure children continue to live at home where it is safe and appropriate to do so. We develop our staff to be confident and dynamic practitioners who work collaboratively with families, using a strengths based, Signs of Safety approach to enable lasting and positive change for young people and families.

The service consists of three teams, covering the whole of Worcestershire. You will be directly managed by an Advanced Social Work Practitioners who manages a multi-disciplinary pod within Worcestershire.

Our service also has a Clinical Lead over-seeing CBT work with families and manages three Emotional Health & Well-Being workers. Other disciplines in our service include three Youth Mentors, one Money Mentor, three Substance misuse workers and three Family Meeting coordinators all supported by our Administration staff. The Service is overseen by an Experienced Senior Social Work Manager.

Within your Outreach role you will work directly with families in their homes and local communities. Your core task is to build relationships with children and families, to facilitate the progression of plans for children and parents through direct multi-disciplinary work.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative service set up in January 2020 where we are already seeing evidence of positive outcomes for families.

Outreach Support Worker

Salary £24,982 – 27,041 per annum

This is a permanent post. All roles will have a base with county-wide travel required.

As an employer, Worcestershire Children First have a great range of benefits including flexible and mobile working, continual professional and career development through our Social Work Academy and a supportive environment where staff-value each other.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter detailing the reasons why you should be considered for this role to socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk

Closing date: 04/02/2021

Proposed Interview date: 12/02/2021

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